Re: Simplicity and HTML

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 31 Mar 95 06:54:33 EST

>> >Tables are not really complex. Describing tables in terms of their
>> >appearance, instead of in terms of their logical structure (and
>> >leaving the rendering details to the style sheet), is middling
>> >complex.
>> Ah. Do you also subscribe to the Erik Naggum Zen table model (tables
>> do not esist...)? I tend to think that way.
>I do not agree with the above statement. Tables do exist.

Sure. The point is that most table models are very biased toward the
presentation, rather than the logical structure, that is all.